The timing of Eid is based on the Islamic lunar calender. Muslims look forward to this day as an occasion of peace, happiness and festivity. Traditionally, Eid celebration is a public holiday in many Muslim-majority countries.
Move this photo around to see huge crowd streaming in through a large ornate bronze cladded gate into the Jama Masjid to offer their Eid prayers.
Namazis doing the ritual 'Wuzu', or purificatory ablutions at the large pool in the courtyard of the Jama Masjid, readying themselves for the Eid prayers
After the prayers, Namaziz greeted each other Eid Mubarak by hugging each other. Click on the video around to look at the crowds.
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